Regulations

Week in Review: Is the Malaysian government against innovation and disruption?
 Karamjit Singh ponders on the question of where the Malaysian government stands when it comes to innovation and disruptive business models.
Opportunities in digital there to be seized, speed is of essence
Accenture Malaysia leads a discussion between the Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Khazanah Nasional and the Employees Provident Fund on digital transformation and its implications for Malaysia.
MaGIC’s MAP morphs to Global Accelerator Programme, attracts US$22mil in benefits for cohort
MaGIC’s Global Accelerator Programme marks its transition to becoming a global organization says chairman, Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah.
Malaysia’s central bank adopts agile mindset to fintech wave
Accepting that fintech is here to stay, Malaysia’s Bank Negara looks to the sandbox approach as a learning experience to adapt its regulations.
Pulse steady, where a strong beat is needed
Karamjit Singh shares his thoughts on where Malaysia’s Digital Economy stands and if pushed to score it, gives a 3.5 score out of 10 in DNA's inaugural Pulse On Malaysia's Digital Economy Deep Dive.
Week in Review: Legalising Uber and Grab the easy part, what of Airbnb?
Uber and Grab will be legal services in Malaysia but that’s just the easy part. What about Airbnb, wonders Karamjit Singh.
Week in Review: Singapore welcomes a new telco
Singaporean consumers no doubt are rejoicing at the entry of a new mobile player, and while Ensogo goes in search of profitability, DNA gives you two bites of that story for you to taste.
Indonesia tweaks smartphone law, some say it’s even worse
The Indonesian Government has tweaked its ‘local component’ regulations, but detractors say this only punishes those companies which had proactively moved to comply, while creating loopholes that can be abused by the rest.
Indonesia: Grab and Uber have 6mths to comply, or get out
Indonesia’s Transportation Ministry has come up with a new ministerial decree that defines ride-sharing services as transportation providers, requiring them to comply with the public transportation licensing regime within six months or be declared illegal.
It’s not just security, it’s defence: BAE Systems
As Malaysia moves toward becoming a digital economy, there are two main challenges that may stymie the nation’s aspiration: The regulatory burden and a low awareness of cybersecurity.
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